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Commercial | INTERLINK GROUP Building Caribbean Luxury INTERLINK GROUP DEVELOPS THE GOOD LIFE FOR ITS RESORT GUESTS IN THE CARIBBEAN. »Interlink Group specializes in the development of high-end vacation resorts. I nterlink Group was founded in 1977 by Federico F. Sanchez with the mission to create excellence in the development of high-end resorts, hotels and residences in the Caribbean. It has developed landmark projects, such as the first AAA Five-Diamond hotel in the Caribbean, and the first masterplanned residential community in Puerto Rico. The company also has built mixed-use urban renewal complexes and restored a 500year-old building into a luxury hotel. Interlink Group’s Web site reports it has more than $2.2 billion of projects in progress in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. “Interlink creates unique communities that thrive in harmony with their surrounding landscapes,” the company says. “The company seeks to take the best of the resort experience and turn it into an attainable lifestyle for its clientele. By selecting naturally spectacular locations and complementing them with befitting architecture and amenities, we strive to enhance the experiences of those who live, work and play in our projects. Our vision is to craft the finest communities in the most beautiful places on earth.” Interlink Group • Headquarters: San Juan, Puerto Rico • Service: Resort, hotel and high-end residential developer in the Caribbean To the Good Life Among the company’s recent projects is the 500-room Sheraton Puerto Rico Convention Center Hotel and Casino, completed in November 2009. Located in the convention center district – which has been reclaimed from a former military base – its elevated pool and activities area faces the Bay of San Juan and the Condado Lagoon, and is 10 minutes from the international airport and five minutes from historic Old San Juan. The four-story sundeck measures 57,000 square feet and features tropical landscaping, cabanas, a large infinity swimming pool and an outdoor function area. The hotel is pursuing LEED certification and features a lobby bar and “Our vision is to craft the finest communities in the most beautiful places on earth.” –Interlink Group spaces in a multi-level parking garage. The convention center next to the hotel/casino is near the San Juan Marina and offers more than 63,000 square feet of meeting space and banquet facilities. “Interlink rises to the challenge of building for a 21st-century mentality by setting new standards for the Caribbean’s resort and residential markets,” the company says. “Our latest projects embody the concept of smart living by blending innovation and sound ecological practices to deliver spaces that enhance people’s lives.” These include Beef Island Golf and Country Club Resort, Bahia Beach Resort and Golf Club, and the Cosmopolitan. lounge, several restaurants and a 10,000square-foot spa/fitness studio. A 14,000-square-foot casino has more than 500 slots and 16 table games along with 400 Easy Living Beef Island Golf and Country Club Resort is a five-star luxury facility located on 650 acres of CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY 2010 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January 2010
Profitable Contractor
Aireko Enterprises
Metrus Construction Limited: Le Parc Tower II
CJ Pink Ltd.
Costello Dismantling Co. Inc.
Allied Building Products Corp.
IDEURBAN: The St. Regis Mexico City
Interlink Group
TCD Inc.
Jersen Construction Group
Killian Construction Co.: The Westin Hotel
Legacy Partners Residential: Riverpark
Strathcona Mechanical Ltd.
Tilton Pacific Construction Inc.
On the Cover
Wharton-Smith Inc.
Product Showcase: Software and New Technology
Nicholson Construction Co.
Gilchrist Construction Co.
Turner Construction Co.: MIC Rental Car Center
Union Concrete Construction: Outer Harbor Parkway Project
D’Onofrio General Contractors Corp.
Worldwide Rental Services
AmQuip Crane Corp.
EIC Associates Inc.
Grinnell Recycling
Intercounty Paving Associates LLC: N.Y. Route 112
Matrix Design Group
Nicholson Construction Co.: Canton Dam
Sessler Wrecking
Wilson & Company Inc. Engineers and Architects: Rail Division
Regional Spotlight
Group Lepine Ltd.
Laurysen Kitchens Ltd.
Aspen Ridge Homes: Vu Living
Walsh Construction: Sherman Replacement Hospital
Block Cos.
PortSide Builders Inc.
Summit Builders Construction Co.: Classic Residence at Silverstone
Urban Landmarks
Keystone Construction Corp.: Carmel Arts District Lofts
Construction Coach
HDR Architecture Inc.
Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Dimeo Construction Co.
Nan Inc.
EllisDon: North Park Quad Pad Arena
CANA Construction: TELUS World of Science
Cornerstone General Contractors Inc.
Harvey-Cleary Builders: City of Austin Public Safety Training Facility
Hensel Phelps Construction Co.: Granada Hills High School
Pirtle Construction Co.: City of Miami College
Sundt: East Contra Costa
Taylor & Parrish Inc.: Carole Weinstein International Center
Turner Construction Co.: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Turner Construction Co.: Duval Unified County Courthouse Facility
Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc.
AP Construction Inc.: Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School
The Boldt Co.: Luther Midelfort Hospital Expansion
Choate Construction: NGCSU Projects
Donley’s LLC: Bavaro Hall at the University of Virginia
EllisDon: Woodstock General Hospital
McCarty Corp.: Maneuver Center of Excellence Headquarters
Munlake Contractors Inc.
Murray Company: Kiowa Country Memorial Hospital
River City Construction LLC
Skyline Roofing Ltd.
SpawGlass: Austin Community College Round Rock Campus
W.E. O’Neil Construction: Downtown Women's Center Project
Special Focus
CANA Construction: SMART Technologies
DiFazio Industries
Ecco III Enterprises Inc.
G.W. Peoples Contracting Co.
ARCO/Murray National Construction Co. Inc.
Baker Electric Inc.
Chester Bross Construction Co.
Titan Wrecking & Environmental LLC
Last Look: Urban Landmarks

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